, and other tutoring services. Administrative services: The company provides students with the ability to access various administrative services both telephonically and via the Internet. Library services: The company provides a mix of online and ground resources, services, and instruction to support the educational and research endeavors of all students, faculty, and staff, including ground and online libraries and a qualified library staff that is available to help faculty and students with research, teaching, and library resource instruction. Career services: For those students seeking to change careers or explore new career opportunities, the company offers career services support, including resume review and evaluation, career planning workshops, and access to career services specialists for advice and support. Technology support services: The company provides online technical support 18 hours per day during the week and 17 hours per day on weekends to help its students remedy technology-related issues. The company also provides online tutorials and ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for students who are new to online coursework. Enrollment As of December 31, 2013, the company had 59,658 students enrolled in its courses. Proprietary Rights The company owns or is licensed to use various intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets and domain names. The company licenses the right to utilize the name of Ken Blanchard in connection with its business school and Executive MBA programs and the name of Jerry Colangelo in connection with its Colangelo School of Sports Business that the company operates within the business school. Regulations The company is subject to extensive regulation by state education agencies, accrediting commissions, and the federal government through the Department of Education under the Higher Education Act. The company’s operations are also subject to regulation by the Department of Education due to its participation in the federal student financial aid programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. Those Title IV programs include educational loans with below-market interest rates that are issued by the federal government under the Federal Direct Loan program, as well as grant programs for students with demonstrated financial need. Competition The company’s ground program competes with Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona, the in-state public universities, as well as two-year colleges within the state community college system. The company’s ground program also competes with geographically proximate universities with similar religious heritages, including Azusa Pacific University, Baylor University, and Pepperdine University. History Grand Canyon Education, Inc. was founded in 1949.
grand canyon education inc
3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017
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